RC keywords question
yar at comp.chem.msu.su
Mon Dec 5 09:35:32 PST 2005
On Mon, Dec 05, 2005 at 08:26:58PM +0300, Yar Tikhiy wrote:
> > >
> > > "BEFORE: mail" acts for most intents and purposes like all mail
> > > scripts contained "REQUIRE: dspam" so dspam does not depend on
> > > LOGIN. As a rule, there's no point in depending on syslogd, just
> > I think it's better if I make sure dspam starts before its potential
> > consumers that the other way around; and this for one reason: I know
> > that my port's consumers are mail servers, but making each mail server
> > OPTIONally depend of each content filter is obviously unfeasible (of
> > course I counld ask the user to modify his server's rc script by hand).
> > Please correct me if I'm wrong.
> IMHO this is a very good general point. A mail server can live
> without a content filter while the latter is meaningless without
> the former. So the filter's rc.d script should use `BEFORE: mail'.
Just a small clarification: I don't mean that the filter must start
before mail. I mean that it is the filter's rc.d script that should
contain the information for rcorder if any. OTOH, the mail rc.d script
need not care about this issue at all.
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